Ar Turas
Scottish Ancestry Reseach
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My Precipitous City

I saw rain falling and the rainbow drawn on Lammermuir. Hearkening I heard again in my precipitous city beaten bells winnow the keen sea wind. (Robert Louis Stevenson 1896)

Welcome to the Ar Turas blog, a regular eclectic mix of topics centred around Edinburgh and the Lothians, covering anything that catches my interest – especially if it has a connection with genealogy, family or local history.